Wentworth Local Environmental Plan 2011
Current version for 10 July 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 01:44)
Land Use Table
Land Use Table
Note.
 A type of development referred to in the Land Use Table is a reference to that type of development only to the extent it is not regulated by an applicable State environmental planning policy. The following State environmental planning policies in particular may be relevant to development on land to which this Plan applies—
State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (including provision for secondary dwellings)
State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007—relating to infrastructure facilities such as those that comprise, or are for, air transport, correction, education, electricity generating works and solar energy systems, health services, ports, railways, roads, waste management and water supply systems
Zone RU1   Primary Production
1   Objectives of zone
  To encourage sustainable primary industry production by maintaining and enhancing the natural resource base.
  To encourage diversity in primary industry enterprises and systems appropriate for the area.
  To minimise the fragmentation and alienation of resource lands.
  To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.
  To ensure the protection of both mixed dryland and irrigation agricultural land uses that together form the distinctive rural character of Wentworth.
  To ensure land is available for intensive plant agricultural activities.
  To encourage diversity and promote employment opportunities related to primary industry enterprises, including those that require smaller holdings or are more intensive in nature.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Farm buildings; Forestry; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Intensive plant agriculture; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Camping grounds; Cellar door premises: Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Community facilities; Correctional centres; Depots; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Educational establishments; Environmental facilities; Extractive industries; Farm stay accommodation; Freight transport facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Helipads; Home industries; Home occupations (sex services); Industrial training facilities; Information and education facilities; Intensive livestock agriculture; Jetties; Landscaping material supplies; Moorings; Offensive industries; Open cut mining; Plant nurseries; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Research stations; Roadside stalls; Rural industries; Rural workers’ dwellings; Sewerage systems; Veterinary hospitals; Water recreation structures; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Dual occupancies (detached); Schools; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RU3   Forestry
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable development for forestry purposes.
  To enable other development that is compatible with forestry land uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Roads; Uses authorised under the Forestry Act 2012 or under Part 5B (Private native forestry) of the Local Land Services Act 2013
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RU5   Village
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for a range of land uses, services and facilities that are associated with a rural village.
  To promote development in existing towns and villages in a manner that is compatible with their urban function.
  To encourage well-serviced sustainable development.
  To ensure there are opportunities for economic development.
  To deliver new residential and employment growth in Buronga and Gol Gol.
  To ensure business and retail land uses are grouped within and around existing activity centres.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Dwelling houses; Home industries; Liquid fuel depots; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Respite day care centres; Schools; Tank-based aquaculture; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Cellar door premises; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Forestry; Freight transport facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Industrial training facilities; Industries; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Rural industries; Rural workers’ dwellings; Sex services premises; Vehicle body repair workshops; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone R5   Large Lot Residential
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide residential housing in a rural setting while preserving, and minimising impacts on, environmentally sensitive locations and scenic quality.
  To ensure that large residential lots do not hinder the proper and orderly development of urban areas in the future.
  To ensure that development in the area does not unreasonably increase the demand for public services or public facilities.
  To minimise conflict between land uses within this zone and land uses within adjoining zones.
  To restrict the construction of new residential and other sensitive uses in flood prone areas.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Dwelling houses; Food and drink premises; Garden centres; Home industries; Kiosks; Landscaping material supplies; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Plant nurseries; Pond-based aquaculture; Roadside stalls; Tank-based aquaculture; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Attached dwellings; Backpackers’ accommodation; Biosolids treatment facilities; Boarding houses; Boat building and repair facilities; Car parks; Cemeteries; Commercial premises; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Dairies (pasture-based); Depots; Dual occupancies; Entertainment facilities; Farm stay accommodation; Forestry; Freight transport facilities; Function centres; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home occupations (sex services); Hostels; Industrial retail outlets; Industrial training facilities; Industries; Marinas; Mooring pens; Mortuaries; Multi dwelling housing; Passenger transport facilities; Public administration buildings; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Registered clubs; Research stations; Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Rural industries; Rural workers’ dwellings; Semi-detached dwellings; Service stations; Serviced apartments; Sewage treatment plants; Sex services premises; Shop top housing; Signage; Storage premises; Transport depots; Truck depots; Vehicle body repair workshops; Vehicle repair stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Waste or resource management facilities; Water treatment facilities; Wharf or boating facilities; Wholesale supplies
Zone B6   Enterprise Corridor
1   Objectives of zone
  To promote businesses along main roads and to encourage a mix of compatible uses.
  To provide a range of employment uses (including business, office, retail and light industrial uses).
  To maintain the economic strength of centres by limiting retailing activity.
  To provide for residential uses, but only as part of a mixed use development.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Business premises; Community facilities; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Hotel or motel accommodation; Landscaping material supplies; Light industries; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Passenger transport facilities; Plant nurseries; Seniors housing; Shop top housing; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Water recycling facilities; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Animal boarding or training establishments; Boat building and repair facilities; Camping grounds; Cellar door premises; Cemeteries; Correctional centres; Crematoria; Eco-tourist facilities; Exhibition villages; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Forestry; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Home occupations (sex services); Industrial training facilities; Industries; Mooring pens; Open cut mining; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Recreation facilities (major); Residential accommodation; Roadside stalls; Rural industries; Sewerage systems; Sex services premises; Shops; Vehicle body repair workshops; Waste or resource management facilities; Water treatment facilities; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone IN1   General Industrial
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide a wide range of industrial and warehouse land uses.
  To encourage employment opportunities.
  To minimise any adverse effect of industry on other land uses.
  To support and protect industrial land for industrial uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Depots; Food and drink premises; Freight transport facilities; Funeral homes; Garden centres; General industries; Hardware and building supplies; Heliports; Industrial training facilities; Kiosks; Landscaping material supplies; Light industries; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Plant nurseries; Rural supplies; Tank-based aquaculture; Timber yards; Vehicle sales or hire premises; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cemeteries; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Eco-tourist facilities; Entertainment facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Farm buildings; Forestry; Function centres; Health services facilities; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Home occupations (sex services); Information and education facilities; Mooring pens; Open cut mining; Pond-based aquaculture; Public administration buildings; Pubs; Registered clubs; Residential accommodation; Respite day care centres; Restaurants or cafes; Schools; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone IN2   Light Industrial
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide a wide range of light industrial, warehouse and related land uses.
  To encourage employment opportunities and to support the viability of centres.
  To minimise any adverse effect of industry on other land uses.
  To enable other land uses that provide facilities or services to meet the day to day needs of workers in the area.
  To support and protect industrial land for industrial uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Depots; Food and drink premises; Funeral homes; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Heliports; Industrial training facilities; Kiosks; Landscaping material supplies; Light industries; Neighbourhood shops; Oyster aquaculture; Places of public worship; Plant nurseries; Rural supplies; Tank-based aquaculture; Timber yards; Vehicle sales or hire premises; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 4
4   Prohibited
Agriculture; Air transport facilities; Airstrips; Amusement centres; Biosolids treatment facilities; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cemeteries; Centre-based child care facilities; Commercial premises; Eco-tourist facilities; Entertainment facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Farm buildings; Forestry; Function centres; Health services facilities; Heavy industrial storage establishments; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Home occupations (sex services); Industries; Information and education facilities; Mooring pens; Open cut mining; Pond-based aquaculture; Port facilities; Public administration buildings; Pubs; Registered clubs; Residential accommodation; Respite day care centres; Restaurants or cafes; Rural industries; Schools; Sewage treatment plants; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Waste or resource management facilities; Wharf or boating facilities
Zone SP1   Special Activities
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for special land uses that are not provided for in other zones.
  To provide for sites with special natural characteristics that are not provided for in other zones.
  To facilitate development that is in keeping with the special characteristics of the site or its existing or intended special use, and that minimises any adverse impacts on surrounding land.
2   Permitted without consent
Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; The purpose shown on the Land Zoning Map, including any development that is ordinarily incidental or ancillary to development for that purpose
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone SP2   Infrastructure
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for infrastructure and related uses.
  To prevent development that is not compatible with or that may detract from the provision of infrastructure.
2   Permitted without consent
Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; The purpose shown on the Land Zoning Map, including any development that is ordinarily incidental or ancillary to development for that purpose
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone SP3   Tourist
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for a variety of tourist-oriented development and related uses.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Home occupations; Roads
3   Permitted with consent
Airstrips; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Boarding houses; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Cellar door premises; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Eco-tourist facilities; Electricity generating works; Emergency services facilities; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Food and drink premises; Function centres; Helipads; Highway service centres; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home industries; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Kiosks; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Neighbourhood shops; Passenger transport facilities; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Respite day care centres; Restricted premises; Roadside stalls; Service stations; Shop top housing; Signage; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Veterinary hospitals; Viticulture; Water recreation structures; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RE1   Public Recreation
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable land to be used for public open space or recreational purposes.
  To provide a range of recreational settings and activities and compatible land uses.
  To protect and enhance the natural environment for recreational purposes.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Environmental facilities; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Kiosks; Mooring pens; Moorings; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Waste or resource transfer stations; Water recreation structures; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone RE2   Private Recreation
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable land to be used for private open space or recreational purposes.
  To provide a range of recreational settings and activities and compatible land uses.
  To protect and enhance the natural environment for recreational purposes.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Roads; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Agriculture; Amusement centres; Animal boarding or training establishments; Aquaculture; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Caravan parks; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Centre-based child care facilities; Community facilities; Dairies (pasture-based); Eco-tourist facilities; Educational establishments; Electricity generating works; Emergency services facilities; Entertainment facilities; Environmental facilities; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Forestry; Function centres; Health consulting rooms; Helipads; Highway service centres; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Kiosks; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Passenger transport facilities; Places of public worship; Public administration buildings; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (major); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Registered clubs; Research stations; Respite day care centres; Retail premises; Sewerage systems; Signage; Tourist and visitor accommodation; Transport depots; Veterinary hospitals; Waste or resource transfer stations; Water recreation structures; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Biosolids treatment facilities; Cellar door premises; Farm stay accommodation; Garden centres; Hardware and building supplies; Horticulture; Intensive livestock agriculture; Landscaping material supplies; Markets; Plant nurseries; Roadside stalls; Rural supplies; Schools; Sewage treatment plants; Shops; Specialised retail premises; Timber yards; Turf farming; Vehicles sales or hire premises; Viticulture; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E1   National Parks and Nature Reserves
1   Objectives of zone
  To enable the management and appropriate use of land that is reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 or that is acquired under Part 11 of that Act.
  To enable uses authorised under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
  To identify land that is to be reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 and to protect the environmental significance of that land.
2   Permitted without consent
Uses authorised under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974
3   Permitted with consent
Nil
4   Prohibited
Any development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E2   Environmental Conservation
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect, manage and restore areas of high ecological, scientific, cultural or aesthetic values.
  To prevent development that could destroy, damage or otherwise have an adverse effect on those values.
2   Permitted without consent
Extensive agriculture; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Camping grounds; Community facilities; Eco-tourist facilities; Electricity generating works; Environmental facilities; Environmental protection works; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Moorings; Open cut mining; Oyster aquaculture; Public administration buildings; Recreation areas; Research stations; Roads; Waste or resource transfer stations; Water recreation structures; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Business premises; Dairies (pasture-based); Hotel or motel accommodation; Industries; Multi dwelling housing; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation facilities (major); Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Retail premises; Seniors housing; Service stations; Tank-based aquaculture; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E3   Environmental Management
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect, manage and restore areas with special ecological, scientific, cultural or aesthetic values.
  To provide for a limited range of development that does not have an adverse effect on those values.
2   Permitted without consent
Extensive agriculture; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home occupations; Water reticulation systems
3   Permitted with consent
Agriculture; Animal boarding or training establishments; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Camping grounds; Cemeteries; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Community facilities; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Electricity generating works; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Environmental protection works; Extractive industries; Farm buildings; Farm stay accommodation; Helipads; Home industries; Home occupations (sex services); Information and education facilities; Jetties; Kiosks; Moorings; Oyster aquaculture; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (outdoor); Research stations; Roads; Roadside stalls; Secondary dwellings; Sewerage systems; Signage; Tank-based aquaculture; Waste or resource transfer stations; Water recreation structures; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Advertising structures; Biosolids treatment facilities; Dairies (pasture-based); Industries; Intensive livestock agriculture; Intensive plant agriculture; Multi dwelling housing; Residential flat buildings; Retail premises; Seniors housing; Service stations; Sewage treatment plants; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone E4   Environmental Living
1   Objectives of zone
  To provide for low-impact residential development in areas with special ecological, scientific or aesthetic values.
  To ensure that residential development does not have an adverse effect on those values.
2   Permitted without consent
Environmental protection works; Extensive agriculture; Farm buildings; Home occupations; Intensive plant agriculture; Roads
3   Permitted with consent
Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat sheds; Cellar door premises; Community facilities; Dwelling houses; Eco-tourist facilities; Environmental facilities; Farm stay accommodation; Flood mitigation works; Home-based child care; Home businesses; Home industries; Information and education facilities; Moorings; Oyster aquaculture; Plant nurseries; Pond-based aquaculture; Recreation areas; Roadside stalls; Secondary dwellings; Tank-based aquaculture; Water supply systems
4   Prohibited
Industries; Service stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone W1   Natural Waterways
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect the ecological and scenic values of natural waterways.
  To prevent development that would have an adverse effect on the natural values of waterways in this zone.
  To provide for sustainable fishing industries and recreational fishing.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Community facilities; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Environmental protection works; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Mooring pens; Moorings; Recreation areas; Research stations; Roads; Water recreation structures; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems; Wharf or boating facilities
4   Prohibited
Business premises; Hotel or motel accommodation; Industries; Multi dwelling housing; Recreation facilities (major); Residential flat buildings; Restricted premises; Retail premises; Seniors housing; Service stations; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3
Zone W2   Recreational Waterways
1   Objectives of zone
  To protect the ecological, scenic and recreation values of recreational waterways.
  To allow for water-based recreation and related uses.
  To provide for sustainable fishing industries and recreational fishing.
2   Permitted without consent
Nil
3   Permitted with consent
Aquaculture; Boat building and repair facilities; Boat launching ramps; Boat sheds; Building identification signs; Business identification signs; Charter and tourism boating facilities; Community facilities; Emergency services facilities; Environmental facilities; Environmental protection works; Extractive industries; Food and drink premises; Heliports; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Kiosks; Marinas; Mooring pens; Moorings; Open cut mining; Passenger transport facilities; Public administration buildings; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (outdoor); Research stations; Roads; Waste or resource transfer stations; Water recreation structures; Water recycling facilities; Water supply systems; Wharf or boating facilities
4   Prohibited
Industries; Multi dwelling housing; Pubs; Residential flat buildings; Seniors housing; Warehouse or distribution centres; Any other development not specified in item 2 or 3